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Travis Sullivan

Born: July 11, 1971    Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Travis Sullivan

Posi-Tone Records recording artist Travis Sullivan has earned a worldwide reputation as an alto saxophonist, pianist, composer, and arranger. Embedded in the New York music scene for the past 15 years, he has been hailed by Jazz Times as being “…a gifted alto saxophonist and improviser who has also developed a strong and commanding voice as a composer.”

Sullivan’s most recent CD was released in 2011: New Directions, his third album as a leader and his debut on Posi-Tone Records. New Directions presents eight of his original modern jazz compositions, as well as Rodgers & Hart’s “Spring is Here,” and his arrangement of the Tears for Fears classic “Everybody Wants to Rule the World.” The new album also features his newly formed group The Travis Sullivan Quartet, which will be performing nationally and throughout Europe later this year....
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As a Leader

New Directions
Posi-Tone Records
2011
Jamia's Dance, Autumn in NH, Tuneology, Hidden Agenda, Spring is Here, Georgie, Everybody Wants to Rule the World, Leap of Faith, Magic Monday, New Directions
Personnel: Travis Sullivan, alto saxophone; Mike Eckroth, piano; Marco Panascia, bass; Brian Fishler, drums

Travis Sullivan's Bjorkestra: Enjoy!
Koch Records
2011
Hyperballad, Alarm Call, Human Behavior, Show Me Forgiveness, Army of Me, Hunter, Who Is It, Cocoon, Enjoy, Overture to "Dancer in the Dark."
Personnel: Travis Sullivan, alto saxophone & arrangements; Becca Stevens, vocals; Alex Fortuit, laptop programming; Joe Abbatantuono, drums; Brian Fishler, drums; Yoshi Waki, bass; Art Hirahara, piano; Sean Nowell, tenor saxophone; Steve Welsh, tenor saxophone; Lauren Sevian, baritone saxophone; Alan Ferber, trombone; Ryan Keberle, trombone; Andrew Gold, trombone; Kevin Schmidt, trombone; Kevin Bryan, trumpet; Colin Brigstocke, trumpet; Kelly Pratt, trumpet; Alicia Rau, trumpet

As We Speak
Self Release
2000
As We Speak, Ding-Dong!, No Consequence, Spanky's Magic Waltz, The Spazz, End Game, Theme for Shannon, Lost for Words, Newcastle Song/Mikie's Dilemma, The Spazz (reprise)
Personnel: travis Sullivan, alto saxophone & compositions; Rez Abbasi, guitar; Catherine Popper, bass; Ari Hoenig, drums

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Primary Instrument:
Sax, alto

Location:
Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

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